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and our resources with them. and it is just like japan, for what they have done. if you read the papers recently, you know, that japan suffered a very harsh earthquake and tsunami a while back. and they could have easily said, that we are victims of a national disaster. but, when the country heard that the debris was crossing international lines, all the way to the west coast, and they did not claim victim. they also said, we could help. and that is why we heard the news of japan donating $5 million to help the west coast also deal with the debris. that is a wonderful, wonderful gesture of humanitarian work. and so it is my honor tonight, that i stand here with council general inamata welcoming him and the symbol of his country and knowing the origins of the origami and knowing that we have his blessing and his country's blessing, and working with us to make the world better. and create more peace to create tolerance and acceptance for everyone and that this will always improve the quality of life for everyone on this planet. and so, it is with that, that i welcome mr. inamata and the c
france's foreign minister calls time. japan's conservative party returns to power crushing its opponents. and the web site which reveals just how heavily london was bombed in world war ii. thank you for joining us. heavily-armed police have evacuated a church where mourners had gathered in at the wake of the u.s. school shooting. president barack obama is preparing to travel to midtown -- to newtown to console the families of the victims that include 20 children. john, what do we actually know right now about this threat? >> i am not sure that i would make all that much of it. i am afraid to say that bomb threats are a way of life in this country when there is a major and national story on. people tend to take it upon themselves to do this kind of thing. nonetheless, this is the catholic church behind me and there was a service going on on sunday morning when the world's media count out outside, including al jazeera english, so people running out looking quite frightened. we're told there was a bomb threat. we have pictures of this. you can see from these pictures the police an
a convincing majority. many said they were undecided when voting began in tokyo. >> japan's voters have a lot on their minds. from a struggling economy to the struggle to restore its international status. no single party appears to have all of the answers. part of the problem is the inability of the political parties to excise the voters and the general apathy about any of the choices offered. this is the leader of the democratic party who is likely to win, gaining support from voters who was disillusioned with other choices. the prime minister has seen a dramatic traversal of fortune since he came to power three years ago. >> i want to the democratic party of japan to stay in power in the longer because i still have hope for them. >> i voted for the liberal democrats because they have been in power for a long time and that gives me a sense of security. >> i want to the liberal democrats to take a firm stance on international issues and improve the economy. >> that echoes the opinion of many in japan that the ldp will restore international supremacy. capitalizing on nationalist sentiment, thi
and the earthquake and tsunami in japan and last year, and during hurricane katrina we tributed one mill object pounds of food aid. [ applause ] >> and all of that is coming from the lgbt and friends community. so we work as ambassadors for our community and we help change people's minds and hearts about who we are and what we care about. besides providing humanitarian aid, we try to inspire hope in all of our projects and we have found that hope is really just as important as aid, if not more so. and we have worked with a lot of communities in desperate situations arounded world and we found that providing a little bit of humanitarian aid and a lot of courage and hope it is amazing that people in desperate circumstances can do to improve theirs life. so seven years ago we really have a feeling that in the united states, we really need to increase our hope also. and we decided to do that by creating a global art project, the world, tree of hope. and what you see behind you is a live, 23-foot christmas tree and it is covered with 10,000 pieces of oragami and most of it is white cranes and all of
two schools in the south bay. more on that later. but coming up next, the change of the guard in japan. the nation celebrating new leadership after today's parlimentary elections. and a top republican offers to raise taxes on the wealthy, the very wealthy. we'll tell you what h >>> new this morning japan's liberal democratic party has won the election and a former prial minister -- and a former prime minister. he resigned for health reasons in 2007 after only one year in office. now a second chance to lead japan out of the economic slump. egypt's islamists are claiming a majority vote on that country's proposed charter. they have a narrow majority in the first round of a referendum on the constitution. this morning the brotherhood's own count shows 57% of the initial 26 million voters approved the charter. more voting for the country's remaining 25 million voters. they hailed from the muslim brotherhood which has accurately predicted past election results. >>> as u.s. lawmakers and president obama grapple with ways to avoid the impending fiscal cliff, a top republican will raise income
and japan and germany and basically assure the renewable energy community there is a guaranteed off taker and price paid for electricity generated from a renewable energy project. it's normally 10 or 20 years and set higher than the going rate for gas or electricity generation so it provides a sole developer to say i have this contract for this off taker whether the caa or whoever toy bathe power and. >> >> and guaranteed to buy it from me and i can go to the bank i have this stream of income if you give me a loan. >> please continue. >> thanks, so one of the areas -- also that is applicable to efficiency is addressing barriers for 10 -- tenants and may be are tenants in their spaces and critical to reduce this for efficiency and new due to incentives or they don't have access to physical resources like their roof so expanding energy to renewable energy is one opportunity that would help the renewable energy space. right now all ratepayers pay into -- for example the state fund that goes towards the solar incentive but across the state only a quarter of houses can take advantage of on the
and southern europe. france and germany about going into recession. japan is already in recession. why apply the poison here. you don't put it on taxes on the economy and why put poison in the patient. i don't get it. >> i'm not for tax hikes or anything, but if you kick the can voters are never going to be ready to reform or pay for entitlement reform. don't do entitlement reform. it took two years for reagan to do entitlement reform. sell by date is long past due on these measures to fix fiscal problems. the problem is we're in economic era of falling expectations and that has to stop. >> if we kick the can for six months that gets us to midterm elections? >> yeah, but the flip side of the argument you can pass a lot of bad bills. nancy pelosi, let's pass the healthcare bill so we can see what is in it. the big thing that we need to concentrate on is getting back to 3% growth. this 2% growth, all of our fiscal problems are going to get worse. we only have a prayer of supplying more jobs, bringing down unemployment and braying down the deficit if we have 3% or greater. >> if we do it now, w
and japan and all these countries start making stuff cheaper, it is problem for unions, and that is just a reality. >> it is also reality that some of that manufacturing is coming back, and not because of low wages. because of transportation costs, innovation, all kinds of things. what bothers me about this vote is that it was ught and paid for by a few wealthy people. the leader of the senate, the governor, both on record not want to do this initially . they did it turn around. and lost five seats and the legislature. >> you can look for all the conspiracy's you want. the fact is that michigan was adjusting to exactly the reality that evan isalking about, globalization. i think was glory days for the unions 94 is, 1950's, 1960's, when the rest of the world was devastated by the second world war, we had a monopoly and, yes, great benefits to it the problem is that when you have global competition, you are uncompetitive. detroit went bankrupt but the southern transplants did not. here is the tragic choice. in the right to work states, wages are 10% lower. unploynt is also 10% lower. here
taxes have done in europe and southern europe. france and germany about going into recession. japan is already in recession. why apply the poison here. you don't put it on taxes on the economy and why put poison in the patient. i don't get it. >> i'm not for tax hikes or anything, but if you kick the can voters are never going to be ready to reform or pay for entitlement reform. don't do entitlement reform. it took two years for reagan to do entitlement reform. sell by date is long past due on these measures to fix fiscal problems. the problem is we're in economic era of falling expectations and that has to stop. >> if we kick the can for six months that gets us to midterm elections? >> yeah, but the flip side of the argument you can pass a lot of bad bills. nancy pelosi, let's pass the healthcare bill so we can see what is in it. the big thing that we need to concentrate on is getting back to 3% growth. this 2% growth, all of our fiscal problems are going to get worse. we only have a prayer of supplying more jobs, bringing down unemployment and braying down the deficit if we have 3
's election day in japan and voters are choosing a new parliament. the election could return former prime minister to office if his liberal democratic party wins and lots of analysts expect that he'll win big. he's promised to get japan's struggling economy back on track. let's go back now to kate bolduan and john berman in connecticut. >> there are news going on around the world and thank you, victor, for keeping us to speed on that. >>> people will be going to church services this morning to grieve for their loved ones. >> absolutely. >> we'll tell you some incredible and heartwarming stories about the victims, but, first, we want to show you the names and the ages of all 26 people killed at sandy hook elementary school on that friday morning to honor their passing. ...so as you can see, geico's customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfaction is quite real though. this compute
and great bust in the stock market, now in the housing market. it happened in ya -- japan where they had a bust both in the stock market and the housing market, and they still haven't recovered fully. and we've got europe, and they've got their own excesses. and the real lesson here is not so much inflation at the moment, but how did we ever let these excesses of housing here, housing in spain, housing elsewhere, in ireland, in this japan earlier -- in japan earlier, remember those days when you used to talk about the property around the imperial palace in tokyo, and a few hundred acres was equal to the value of all the real estate in california. now, that was real -- i don't know if it was true, but each to talk about -- but even to talk about it was a sense of how extremely -- [inaudible] >> do you share the, when you talk to fed officials, do you share -- >> i'm off the record here? >> no, not now. [laughter] no, no, you're fully mic'd. [laughter] when i talk to a fed official up there because happens to be power within the cia, um, they reveal and betray certain kind of frustration w
doing that. my zen master to reside in japan become all the way from japan to the prison to visit me there at the prison. finally, one day they said, the last time he was getting ready to concede, they said no. now he's a security risk. there's never been any trouble, any problems, nothing had changed whatsoever. just all of a sudden one day they said you can't see them anymore. it's a security risk. the only people they want, religious why succumb into the prison, are the ones that work for the prison. they're usually like really hard-core fundamentalists, the southern christians who tell you, drop your appeal. if you drop your appeals you can go home to be with jesus. don't worry about it. let them execute you. >> hi. it makes me very happy to see you here, and i guess my question is, speak a lot about your wife, and especially when you're in prison and you have that connection. do you feel like you would've made it without her? >> there's no way in hell i would have survived without laurie. she's like i said a while ago there were times when i could not go on, and she was the thin
japan and nobody goes on the street and says open the doors. here's the saddest thing i've ever seen in my life. >> everybody only gets two minutes. if you could finish your thought, that would be great. >> two minutes? i've been here 57 years, lady. you say valley will be here monday and people are out sick. you are not respecting the sbreg integrity of the folks already there. maybe you ought to just stop and let us grow and flow. >> thank you, next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors, my name is jake crafford. if you look at the fillmore district and compare it to divisidero and vezation valley, you are having a lot of power shaping our neighborhood deciding what businesses go into the retail spaces, what organizations come to service our community. in the last year and a half there's literally been two meetings in our neighborhood regarding the $800,000, two meetings, and one of the things we agreed to with the mayor's office when they came in, they would have monthly meetings and they would have it monthly, that way when you have a important topic the community has an
, that sand or land fill, acts like water. this is sand, sand and water coming up through a hole. in japan, all these buildings were built on liquefaction. i forget what year this was, but it was one of the bigger earthquakes. 7 story buildings built on liquefaction. the amount of time the earth shook, the earth became liquid and as it became liquid, the building sank into it until it stopped. when it stopped it just fell over. light damage buildings, superficial damage, broken windows, some plaster that might be cracked but basically a light damage building would be one that has mostly damage to the contents. shelves falling over, windows broken, that type of thing. if you had to go into a light damaged building, you would use these procedures. of course you gather information about a building before you go into it, as much information, who lives there, that type of thing. shut off any utilities needed, locate and triage any injured patients, document and communicate the location of any trapped or missing persons. it could be an invalid. in fact, most of the injuries apld most of the deat
. the very wealthy. fine out what house speaker john boehner has in mind. >>> a power shift today in japan rpep >> he is recovering this morning after a car went down a ravine in the county. it is a half mile west of panoramic highway. the car was 150 feeted across the road the driver was able to hoist him to safety. he went to the general hospital suffering hypothermia. the highway was closed between fort ross north of jenner. a series of storms hit the area. engineers have determined the work is going to take longer than expected. experts and political leaders from connecticut to try to answer the questions. can any measures be taken to prevent mass shootings in the future. it is a special edition of this week this morning at 8 right here on nbc 7. >>> egypt's islamists are claiming a majority vote on the country's proposed charter. it has a narrow majority in the first round on a referendum backed constitution. the brotherhood's account shows nearly 57 percent 26 million voters moir voting is set to take place in the country's remaining 25 million voters. the egyptian president hails from
school. >>> a possible power shift in japan on abc 7 news this morning. >> also in the effort to avoid the fiscal cliff the >> a cyclone that raked sim mow yaw is baring down on fiji. thousandss are left homeless by sigh co cyclone evan. people who survived a deadly 2009 tsunami say this storm is an even worse disaster. tourists are back lacklogged at airports in new zoe land. >> -- new zealand. >> we may get people in the front but they are prit tooefr booked. >>> they are among the tourists who have been evacuatedd from fiji and are camped out trying to find a way home. >>> islamists are claim ago majority vote on the country's proposed charter. the muslim brotherhood says it has a narrow majority in the first round on the proposed islamist backed constitution. the brotherhood's own count says 50 percent of the 26 million voters approve the disputed charter. more voting set to take place for the country's remaining 25 million voters. egyptian president mohammed morsi hails from the group that accurately predicted past election results. japanese voters are voting in a general election
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and japan, for example, do you think they are going to do it under these circumstances? we are looking at a tremendously difficult long- term problem, short-term problem, and immediate problem. >> actually, america is borrowing money at record low rates and the rest of the world parks their money here. i think we're in a strong position. i think the rational thing to do is to pass the legislation that the senate passed which extends the tax cuts for 98% of the people, then duke it out, and the fact that the claim bear of commerce and the business round table are all coming down on the president's side saying that they agree that the top rate should go up is a powerful shift in alliances, and i think the republicans are going to fold. >> i have to say one thing. the people who are buying our debt is called the federal reserve bank, okay. >> uh-huh. >> their balance sheet has almost quadrupled. by far and away they're buying 70 to 80% of our debt. that's where the money is coming from. they're printing money and giving it to the federal government. >> and the chinese are not buying as mu
cardiac arrests in japan and found that 46% of the hands- only group were alive one month later compared to 40% with hands-on traditional cpr and they had good brain function, compared to three% with the traditional cpr. it keeps blood flowing to the heart and brain. many are afraid to check in -- jump in and they will be less likely to be hands off. >> and the morn heart soccer is talking about hands-only cpr and there should be no hesitation for someone to jump in. >> and hands-only cpr is easy to do and if you forget the rhythm, just sing. >> staying alive. >> reporter: dr. kim for cbs 5. >> hmm. >> and that beat, the staying alive beat is the equivalent of 100 beats per minute and makes it ideal for hands-only cpr and can you use queen's another one bites the dust. that has 100 beats per minute. >> and still time. >> not to have meaning anymore. >> i like the staying alive. >> me, too. >>> and if you need to get out and get your male out early for the holiday season, you're going to be in luck. the u.s. postal service is holding a male collection for customers who want to ship the ca
, the rebuilding of europe and japan after a war where the united states, against the will of the american people -- they were not in support of the marshall plan, but, today, no one could argue that it was not essential to the ultimate transformation of the former soviet union into the freedom of people in eastern europe and to a remarkable sense of possibilities for people who had lived under the yoke of totalitarianism 40 along. those things, out of this committee. those are the possibilities -- those things come out of this committee. those are possible. i worked for teddy kennedy. many of us were greatly changed by the assassination of president kennedy and then robert kennedy, and i will never forget the words, "i dream things that never were and asked -- ask why not," and the evening is special not only because it brings us together to celebrate the foreign relations committee and its past accomplishments, but a reminder of the debt that we owe to those who preceded us on this committee and set an example of what it could achieve and what we can be, so i think we can learn by the way they
to my mind why that needs to expire. one example is this program they have in japan which i became aware of a few years ago where as i understand it and maybe some of you know better than i do how it works, but my understanding is a lot of the different appliances and heating equipment in the market, every three years or so, they determine who is providing the most efficient equipment and they set that as the standard and say okay, a few years down the road, that is what we're going to be requiring of everyone so everyone has to step up to that new achievable standard which this top runner has demonstrated is achievable. it's another way of doing what he was talking about, suggesting they be able to update the -- upgrade the qualifications. it seems to me some of these incentives, that doesn't make sense to terminate after a short time. there are others that might be appropriate to phase out. did you have comments on that? >> i think you are exactly right. you almost have to ask yourself with the goal is? if the goal is to retrofit a certain number of buildings and that takes x number of
a hundred species from japan and china and bamboo and native plants. >> they're trimmed to a human scale so you relate to them on a human level. >> this is one of my favorite sections and you can see the goarnlrous maples by the bamboo back drop and especially beautiful in the fall when the leaves start changing colors. just around the corner from maple lane this little garden is called a zen garden, a dry landscape garden and constructed here in 1953. this was originally designed by zen monks for the ground. their main purpose was to create a trairchg tranquil setting for the monks. this is no ordinary bridge. it's made of redwood, oak and cedar. the high arch style makes it easy to pass under. the newly refurbished tea house is in the center of the gard scpen a great place to eat and chill as you take in the view of the garden. if you wish you can experience the rich cultural tradition that celebrates the preparation of green tea or matcha and your host dressed in the ceremony will demonstrate how to clean the utensils and receive and drink tea with ancient japanese customs. the ar
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